A-Z of CATEGORIES

Area: Isle of Man

www.erinartscentre.com/tertis.html

'This triennial competition is welll-established and known throughout the musical world. Players of all nationalities are invited to take part in the competition, workshops and masterclasses which attract participants from all over the World. The event is administered by the Erin Arts Centre with funding from the Lionel Tertis Foundation and the Isle of Man Arts Council.' Held March 2016.

Visits to the Website86
Views of Full Record189

www.erinartscentre.com/mananan_festival.html

‘The International Mananan Festival of Music & the Arts was founded in 1975 and comprise two major annual events. The Mananan Festival held in June each year, and Mananan Opera held in September each year.’ The Mananan Festival is ‘mainly classical music but the festival has also included folk, jazz, cabaret, drama, dance, puppets, indian music, lectures, talks, films, BBC Radio 3 broadcasts, art exhibition, youth competitions’. The Opera Festival ‘brings together singers from all over the British Isles for one week to rehearse and then perform an opera’.

Visits to the Website47
Views of Full Record95

www.manxmusicfestival.org

'The Manx Competitive Music, Speech and Dance Festival or The Manx Music Festival, as it is more commonly known, or The Guild as it is known locally, had its origins in The Isle of Man Fine Art and Industrial Guild. It was during the fifth Annual Exhibition of this organisation, held in December 1892, that choir competitions were held for the first time. These were organised by Miss M L Wood, who became known as “the Mother of Manx Music”, and took place over just one day. Competition was accepted as the motivation for improvement in many spheres. From this humble beginning the “Music Guild” developed ...'

Visits to the Website91
Also indexedManx Music Festival | Music Guild
Views of Full Record240

www.choral.im

‘The Society started with a strong nucleus of teachers from all parts of the Isle of Man and, while maintaining those links, has over the years expanded to become a real community choral society ... The members of the society now come from all walks of life but all with the common purpose of enjoying and performing good music.’

Category:Isle of Man
Visits to the Website62
Views of Full Record129

www.iomso.co.uk

The origin of the Orchestra can be traced back to the formation of the Douglas Amateur Orchestral Society following which there was a varied series of events leading to today's full-scale orchestra. Two or three concerts each season, often with other groups.

Visits to the Website62
Views of Full Record202

www.iomwo.com

'A community group of woodwind, brass & percussion players on the Isle of Man (in the Irish Sea between the north of England and Ireland) ... Formed in 1997 ...  it has gone from strength to strength over the years, gaining members and a couple of Gold and Silver awards over the years! We're glad to be here :-)'

Visits to the Website61
Views of Full Record218

www.manxfestivalchorus.com

‘An adult choir of about 50 singers ... In December and April of each year the choir presents a concert with professional soloists ... Each May, the MFC joins with choirs from England to perform a major choral work. We also perform at other island venues.’

Visits to the Website7
Views of Full Record24

www.manxvoices.com

‘Formerly the Manx Girls Choir, was formed in 1952  ... The choir is SSA, (soprano, mezzo-soprano and alto) and has a membership base of around 40 members ... Our repertoire is varied, ranging from early music all the way up to modern classics  and songs from the musicals.’

Category:Isle of Man
Visits to the Website8
Views of Full Record13

www.erinartscentre.com

'One of the leading arts centres in the British Isles. Known for its ground-breaking music and opera festivals and its international competitions for the double bass, viola and oboe, the Erin Arts Centre serves as a prestigious venue for artists and a model for arts centres across the country. These events have and continue to attract artists and participants of the highest stature ... The Erin Arts Centre's activities are supported by an active and involved corps of members, audience supporters and volunteers.'

Visits to the Website59
Views of Full Record129

Directory Statistics

There are 5975 listings and 768 categories in our website

Recently Added Listings